96 Zürich Startups to Watch in 2020

Zürich's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 96 Zürich tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on June 21, 2020.

Curated by @gonsanchezs

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Daedalean

Autonomous flight control for the electric personal aircraft of the near future

Zürich   11-50   $11,957,636  

Avaloq

Avaloq group is an international fintech company that digitizes the automation of financial services industry.

Zürich   1001-5000   $353,030,769  

Beekeeper

Beekeeper is a workplace app that connects the non-desk workforce to operational systems and communication channels.

Zürich   101-250   $71,011,868  

responsAbility

ResponsAbility offers professionally-managed investment solutions to private, institutional, and public investors.

Zürich   251-500   $175,000,000  

Coople

Coople operates as a staffing platform that connects companies and workers.

Zürich   101-250   $75,029,488  

Biovotion

Biovotion AG is a digital health company in the field of sophisticated, medical-grade, wearable health monitoring solutions.

Zürich   11-50   $13,495,907  

Scandit

Scandit develops software for barcode scanning, text and objects recognition, and delivering real-time insights through augmented reality.

Zürich     $43,000,000  

Ava

Ava is a patented multi-sensor bracelet, which allows women to precisely and conveniently predict fertile days.

Zürich   51-100   $42,402,652  

WayRay

WayRay develops holographic AR technologies for vehicles of the future.

Zürich   251-500   $108,000,000  

Numbrs

Numbrs is a customer-centric financial services company.

Zürich   101-250   $78,764,275  

Avrios

Avrios is a cloud computing company that provides tailored transportation services for every employee in one single platform.

Zürich   51-100   $22,381,261  

Nexxiot

Nexxiot AG is the leading independent enabler of the digitized supply chain.

Zürich   51-100   $79,885,114  

Teralytics

Teralytics develops big data analytics based on petabytes of data sourced from credit card operators, CRM, and mobile networks.

Zürich   101-250   $17,500,000  

Planted Foods

Planted is an ETH Spinoff that uses cutting edge technology to turn all-natural ingredients into plant-based meat.

Zürich   11-50   $7,148,812  

ABB

ABB provides power and automation technologies for smart grids, robotics, electric cars, renewable energy and motors.

Zürich   10001   $2,700,000  

UrbanAlps

Swiss company creator of the world's 1st 3D metal printed security key

Zürich   11-50   $3,883,390  

KNIME

KNIME develops open source data science software.

Zürich   51-100   $21,474,941  

Tresorit

Tresorit is a cloud-based, secure file synchronizing and collaboration software that enables business users to share confidential data.

Zürich   101-250   $17,776,072  

Utrust

The easiest way to pay with & accept crypto.

Zürich   11-50   $21,000,000  

Squirro

Squirro delivers real-time context intelligence by combining structured and unstructured data.

Zürich   11-50   $11,500,000  

N-Dream

N-Dream is the company behind AirConsole. The cloud-based multiplayer game console that uses smartphones as gamepads

Zürich   1-10   $4,451,847  

B3i

B3i is a technology company with an ambition to see the market deliver better insurance enabled by frictionless risk transfer.

Zürich   11-50   $22,691,037  

Advanon

Advanon is an online platform where SMEs can find funds for their short-term financing needs by selling invoices to financial investors.

Zürich   11-50   $13,376,896  

Verity Studios

Verity Studios develops interactive and autonomous flying machines.

Zürich   11-50   $21,269,389  

Knip

Knip is an innovative digital insurance manager for an easy-to-understand overview of existing insurance policies, tariffs and services.

Zürich   101-250   $18,372,314  

Nomoko

Nomoko builds the digital infrastructure for the 4th Industrial revolution--the Mirror World

Zürich   11-50   $2,873,579  

Tradeplus24

It is specialises in providing Swiss KMUs with state of the art Insurance and Receivables Finance solutions.

Zürich   11-50   $103,499,300  

Xeltis

Xeltis is a clinical-stage medical device company leveraging breakthrough science to transform heart valve therapy.

Zürich   11-50   $101,430,185  

Thingstream

Thingstream is a leading provider of Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) for the Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Zürich   11-50   $5,000,000  

CodeCheck

CodeCheck is the leading mobile shopping assistant for healthy and sustainable food and cosmetics in German-speaking countries.

Zürich   11-50   $4,569,815  

Bloom Diagnostics

Bloom develops diagnostic devices that help users to keep track, maintain, and improve their health.

Zürich   11-50   $10,816,070  

Piavita

Piavita is a hardware-enabled SaaS vettech company that brings the veterinary industry into the digitized age.

Zürich   11-50   $6,523,178  

Nezasa

Hyper-Personalised Travel Solutions - Nezasa's booking software optimises your travel service

Zürich   51-100   $6,956,955  

MyCujoo

MyCujoo is a Swiss company providing tech to stream sports live and on-demand, improving the businesses of clubs, leagues, & federations.

Zürich   51-100   $2,261,173  

Farmy

Online marketplace for best local and organic food, directly from farmers & foodmakers.

Zürich   11-50   $5,184,468  

additiv

additiv is a provider in the field of digitization of banks, asset managers and insurers.

Zürich   101-250   $21,445,355  

Westhive Coworking Ecosystem

Inspirational co-working ecosystem in Zurich that brings Startups and innovation teams from companies together

Zürich   11-50   $800,000  

Fotokite

Fotokite is an interactive personal flying camera that may be used virtually anywhere with minimal training.

Zürich   11-50   $2,451,868  

TestingTime

TestingTime is an automated recruiting service of test users for usability tests, interviews, workshops, focus groups and surveys.

Zürich   11-50   $3,711,902  

LEND

LEND operates as a peer-to-peer lending platform that connects investors with borrowers.

Zürich   11-50   $11,217,953  

Qumram

Qumram captures 100% of all digital interactions to ensure compliance, prevent fraud and enrich customer service.

Zürich   101-250   $6,147,172  

9TLabs

9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials.

Zürich   11-50   $1,015,991  

Fashwell

Fashwell automatically recognizes and tags fashion and furniture products in images.

Zürich   1-10   $1,082,015  

Sequana Medical

Sequana Medical is a Swiss medical device company providing implantable pump systems to manage fluid balance within the body.

Zürich   11-50   $70,701,814  

WealthArc

WealthArc is a FinTech SaaS with financial data analysis, A.I. and cyber-security for asset management companies.

Zürich   11-50   $1,531,145  

Ledgy

Ledgy is the platform where you can track all your shares, manage your ESOPs and model detailed financing rounds.

Zürich   1-10   $1,135,447  

CUTISS

CUTISS is a Personalized-Skin startup .

Zürich     $8,360,434  

Legartis

Legartis is a legal tech startup developing a contract intelligence software. Using ML, NLP and AI, we automate the analysis of contracts.

Zürich   11-50   $1,089,268  

Sherpany

Sherpany is the leading provider of digital boardroom solutions.

Zürich   11-50   $2,054,472  

Carbon Delta

Carbon Delta is most comprehensive and accessible climate & market data-platform.

Zürich   11-50   $1,726,589  

Embotech

Embotech, short for embedded optimization technologies.

Zürich   11-50   $3,577,623  

Spectroplast

Spectroplast provides silicone 3D printing solutions.

Zürich     $1,648,376  

Futurae

Futurae offers IT security solutions and a smart authentication software called Sound-Proof.

Zürich   1-10   $2,172,227  

Eventerprise

Eventerprise is the go-to platform for people that want to host events.

Zürich   11-50   $2,301,000  

Sleepiz

Sleepiz is introducing the world’s first non-contact medical grade screening solution for sleep apnea.

Zürich   11-50   $101,624  

ASMALLWORLD

ASMALLWORLD is a membership-based social media platform and an international lifestyle club.

Zürich   11-50   $9,703,401  

PXL Vision

PXL Vision provides unique software solutions powered by latest computer vision, artificial intelligence and VR/AR algorithms.

Zürich     $30,406  

TOLREMO therapeutics

Privately held research-stage biotechnology company.

Zürich   1-10   $11,823,674  

Evolute

Evolute Group AG is the providers of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions.

Zürich   1-10   $6,197,047  

Liquidity Network

Liquidity Network is a blockchain based payment hub platform offers zero-fee and instant transfers.

Zürich   11-50   $8,000,000  

algrano

Algrano is an easy-to-use, multi-sided platform that empowers producers to market their products directly to the processing industry.

Zürich   1-10   $2,046,599  

iMusician

iMusician Digital is a platform to sell music online.

Zürich   11-50   $2,108,619  

Talentory

Talentoryis the international recruitment platform that connects employers with specialized search agencies

Zürich   11-50   $6,300,000  

Flisom

Flisom is a developer and manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar cells, located near Zurich, Switzerland.

Zürich   51-100   $10,758,078  

Fixposition

Fixposition develops products that provide ultra-reliable high-precision navigation

Zürich   1-10   $468,669  

eMonitor

eMonitor is a property management software for paperless application process that also analyses socio-demographic factors.

Zürich   1-10   $1,138,105  

Gilytics

Gilytics provides an interactive cloud based web-application for asset managment of distributed energy and linear infrastructures.

Zürich   1-10   $416,416  

Procivis

Procivis empower citizens by providing government trusted electronic ID solutions built around the safeguarding and self-sovereignty.

Zürich   11-50   $300,005  

Seervision

Seervision, a fledgling robotics startup that’s meshing machine learning, computer vision, and cinematography

Zürich   11-50   $81,868  

CARU

CARU is the first emergency communication system that combines latest sensor technology and elegant design.

Zürich   11-50   $2,694,207  

Holodia

HOLOFIT is a VR Fitness Platform that works on all cardio fitness machines.

Zürich   11-50   $164,290  

JANZZ.technology

JANZZ.technology is a technology and consulting company active in semantic skills and job matching.

Zürich   11-50   $11,044,164  

Urban Farmers

Urban Farmers offers urban agriculture systems with fish and plants for commercial growers and food retailers.

Zürich   1-10   $6,030,537  

Arktis Radiation Detectors

Arktis Radiation Detectors has developed a platform technology for detecting ionizing radiation using compressed noble gas.

Zürich   11-50   $14,900,000  

Flatev

Flatev has invented a machine that can prepare tortillas and other flatbreads at the touch of a button in less than a minute.

Zürich   1-10   $5,562,025  

Sensoryx

Sensoryx develops and markets novel sensor systems for the consumer electronics.

Zürich   1-10   $1,028,212  

Dizmo

Dizmo iPaaS solves the problems of microservices integration whilst delivering flexible workflows for maximum ROI and user gratification.

Zürich   11-50   $2,000,000  

Fundinfo

Fundinfo is an international platforms for information and mandatory publications of investment funds.

Zürich     $3,723,886  

beaconsmind

beaconsmind is a data technology firm that helps companies digitalize their business models.

Zürich   11-50   $369,653  

Dacuda

Dacuda offers cutting-edge image stitching and real-time feedback to enable smart peripherals, mobile photography, and 3D object capture.

Zürich   11-50   $542,732  

Apiax

Apiax transforms complex regulations into digital compliance rules, which are constantly up-to-date and verified, accessible via an API.

Zürich   11-50   $8,100,000  

Insightness

With the "Silicon Eye" systems, Insightness develops high-speed, low-power visual tracking systems based on brain-inspired technology.

Zürich   1-10   $32,306  

Auterion

Auterion builds an open source enterprise operating system for drones.

Zürich   11-50   $10,000,000  

Fanpictor

FANPICTOR is a tool that helps sports fans all over the world to create and organize big time spectator choreographies.

Zürich   11-50   $1,900,000  

Uepaa

Uepaa is the Peer2Peer (P2P) communication pioneer for mobile devices.

Zürich   11-50   $5,086,518  

CloudCities

CloudCities is the industry online platform for hosting, sharing and visualizing smart 3D city models.

Zürich   1-10   $2,644,668  

Ampard

AMPARD is Europe’s leading swarm energy management system that maximizes revenues from decentralized, residential storage systems

Zürich   1-10   $2,567,154  

Swiss Smile

Swiss smile is a company that unites specialists of different dental disciplines under one roof and covers all your dental needs.

Zürich   51-100   $47,455,467  

iRewind

iRewind is a software solution that automatically captures, edits and delivers instantly personalized videos.

Zürich   11-50   $1,919,812  

Polariton

Polariton Technologies designs and manufactures electro-optic modulators.

Zürich     $149,584  

Wildbiene + Partner

Wildbiene + Partner is committed to wild bees and sustainable pollination of crops.

Zürich     $4,989,024  

The Adecco Group

The Adecco Group is a workforce solutions provider based in Switzerland.

Zürich   10001   $114,024  

Dimpora

Dimpora produces eco-friendly functional membranes for the outdoor textile industry.

Zürich     $422,963  

Valley-Electronics

Valley Electronics is the leader in the production of medical devices to plan or prevent pregnany naturally since over 30 years.

Zürich   11-50   $1,623,594  

Micropow

Micropow is an all-natural delivery system for aromas and flavours which drastically improves the storability.

Zürich     $150,564  

Molecular Partners

Molecular Partners is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.

Zürich   51-100   $59,760,000  

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